Overcoming Complexity

Overcoming Complexity

08.09.10Ron Ashkenas

Over the last two years, we've all experienced the unhappy consequences of complexity on the world economy.

We've seen what happens when you combine financial products that few people understand with a weak regulatory system, or the consequences of too much complexity on individual companies like General Motors and Starbucks.

In this article, you'll learn how to simplify your organization, processes, and business, including:

  • Understanding where complexity comes from
  • The four common, self-generated sources of complexity
  • How to make simplification a business imperative
  • Two steps to take for creating a simplified business environment

Published in Business Executive

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